Public Information Requests

  • It is the policy of the ¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou School District to provide the fullest and most rapid public access to District records and information so that the right of the people to remain informed is protected. The District shall, consistent with the orderly conduct of district business, make a good faith and diligent effort to provide a rapid and intelligible response to any public records request within a reasonable time period, while protecting from disclosure records exempted from disclosure by federal, state, and municipal law. There is no specific number of days from the date of a request in which the district must produce responsive documents. The time it takes for the district to complete a request and provide responsive records will vary depending on the complexity of the request and any backlog of requests already pending at the district. However, within two business days of receiving a records request, the district shall confirm in writing to the requestor that the district has received the request.

     

    How to Make a Public Information Request: 

    Before making a request, look to see if the information you are interested in is already publicly available through the ¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou School District website. If the information is not available, you may submit a written Public Information Request to ASD using the following methods:

    1. Mail your written request to:

      ¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou School District
      Department of Communications, Publications, and External Affairs
      5530 E. Northern Lights Blvd
      ¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou, AK 99504

    2. Utilize the request form below for online submission.

     

    The district may charge for copies of public records or other materials requested by individuals or groups. The charge, based on actual costs of duplication, shall be determined by the Superintendent or designee.

     

    If the production of records for one requester in a calendar month exceeds five person-hours, the district shall require the requester to pay the personnel costs required during the month to complete the search and copying tasks.  The personnel costs may not exceed the actual salary and benefit costs for the personnel time required to perform the tasks of searching and copying the responsive records.  If the production of records for one requester in a calendar month exceeds ten person-hours, the district shall require the requester to pay the cost of having a third-party vendor perform the searching and copying tasks.  The requester shall pay the fee before the records are disclosed, and the district may require payment in advance of the search.  ASD’s searching and copying tasks includes review and redaction of information the , requires be kept private from the public.



  • DO NOT USE THIS FORM TO REQUEST STUDENT RECORDS


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